TITLE

AN AUDIT EXAMINING THE INCIDENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS IN THE PRETERM INFANT AND THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF PROPHYLACTIC INDOMETHACIN

AUTHOR(S)
Ali, S.; El-Rifai, R.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jun2008 Supplement, Vol. 93, pFa28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66709322

 

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